RISK MANAGEMENT IN HOMELAND SECURITY (AUTHOR'S NAME) (INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION) RISK MANAGEMENT IN HOMELAND SECURITY Security is among the United States top priorities. Anything that jeopardizes that is a threat to the government and the entire nation and quick action is taken. Since the terrorist attacks of 11th September 2011 it was clear that the nation was not as safe from threats and distant troubles as everybody thought. There was a need to come up with a strategy that would ensure that the American people were constantly ready to protect themselves against any sort of threats that keep revolving every now and then. The Homeland Security is a key department that has and still plays an important role in ensuring that the complex and diverse set of risks that face The United States are managed in a unified effort. The homeland security has five major missions which the department works be resources allocated to it to minimize the chances of its occurrence or lessen its effects in case the threat succeeds. In conclusion application of risk management practices that are consistent and effective in the homeland security's arena promotes and enhances the security safety and resilience of America. To establish and sustain culture of risk management the homeland security department needs to enroll and groom a committed leadership and personnel. They should also strive to keep on building upon the established strong foundation. The establishment and success of risk management strategies require time planning training resources and all the support it can gather from all levels of management. Reference: U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (2010). Quadrennial homeland security review report: A strategic framework for a secure homeland. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (2011). Risk Management Fundamentals Homeland Security Risk Management Doctrine: Government Printing Office. [...]
APA with citations a must Topic: Examine the role of risk management within the homeland security enterprise. R is the level of risk, C is the consequences (public health, our economy, government action, public confidence in our institutions) of an attack, V is an assessment of the vulnerability of a potential target (how hard or easy it would be for it to be hit by terrorists) and T is the threat or the likelihood that a specific target will suffer an attack or disaster from a specific weapon. The Department of Homeland Security has stated that it will apply risk management principles to homeland security operations and has stated “Ultimately, homeland security is about effectively managing risks to the Nation’s security” (DHS 2010, Examine how risk management is used by the homeland security enterprise and the many benefits derived from such activities as resource allocation, strategic planning, grant funding, or any other homeland security-related initiatives. Reference: U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (2010). Quadrennial homeland security review report: A strategic framework for a secure homeland. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.